Language Activator – Avoid

Language Activator Avoid

Language Activator – Avoid

Avoid/escape/get around sth


to make sure that something bad does not happen to you, either by doing something or by deliberately not doing something

The driver of the car said he tried to brake to avoid the accident, but it was already too late

get around something

also get round something informal to find a way of avoiding a difficult or unpleasant situation, so that you do not have to deal with it

.If we can get round these difficulties, we’ll be able to discuss the really important points

escape death/injury/punishment

 : to avoid being killed, hurt, or punished

.Many young offenders escape punishment completely

narrowly escape

: something almost not escape

.The train ran out of control, and the passengers narrowly escaped death



: Fill in the blanks with appropriate words

.N1. You can …………a lot of problems if you use travellers’ cheques .N2. The book is intended to help students ………….common errors .N3. Somehow he managed to ………….serious injury .N4. There’s no way of getting ………… – you’re going to have to tell her the truth N5. Police were anxious to ………….any ugly scenes when the two boys made their first appearance in court nine days ago



Avoid/ avoid/ escape/ around/ avoid

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